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What's ailing Sri Lankan cricket?

Dinesh Chandimal

The nursery of cricket in Srilanka is the school cricket system, but all is not well here. From a league based system, school cricket has moved towards a tournament based system with even T-20 type tournaments being played. So at an age when players should be focusing more on their techniques they are in stead already looking to practice dilscoops and ramp shots. There is even sponsorship money flowing into school cricket from ex students and parents of current students thus there is pressure on the school to retain those ‘sponsors’ by winning thus there is a lot of pressure…

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